Historic Pictures of El Paso

Donkey CartCamp Cotton near Cotton St and Roio Grande during the Mexican RevolutionO. T. Bassett Tower Art Deco skyscraper  designed by Trost & Trost Architects 1930Modern Day picture of OT Bassett TowerView from MacGinty Hill looking to the east over San Jacinto Plaza 1909Looking north on Mesa Street 1909
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Magoffin Home front doorJosephine Magoffins original East Lake Bedroom furnitureCasasola FamilyFort Bliss Soldiers circa 1915 Snowy Day in El Paso"Scarlet Letter" actor, perhaps?
Supply Trucks/Campers?Two young ladies posing in front of Franklin MountainsEl Paso & Idalia Sts circa 1920The original Dudley Field Baseball Park at Paisano & now Patriot Frwy (Hwy 54)El Paso's Finest with their new Paddy WagonKern Place arch was built in 1916. Designed by Pete Kern.
1886 map of El Paso. The view is a north western view of the cityOfficers Row Fort BlissJohn Wesley Hardin Gunfighter/Lawyer had his office in the corner building on leftYoung man posing in the Franklin MountainsFrt, Bliss viewed from up by where Beaumont AMC is today?Man posing in yard of home near Cliff Drive?
Unknown men with a possible Native American Scout?Mexican President Victoriano Huerta. Buried in El Pasos Evergreen Cemetery.Blanco, Body Guide for Mexican President Madero Downtown El Paso at San Jacinto Plaza circa 1950' or 60's. Bustling downtown El Paso cica 1908Downtown El Paso Trolly Line.
El Paso Street 1882The Great white Way. El Paso Best lit city in Texas post cardPershings Troops 1912 marching in El Paso due to Mex RevolutionFt Bliss Army manuevers Post card San Jacinto Plaza circa late 50'sFt. Bliss Machine Guns unit
Children near Savannah & Piedras stsFt. Bliss Machine GunsDead or wounded at the Battle of Agua Prieta, Mexico circa 1915San Jacinto Plaza downtown El Paso 1909.The Turney Mansion designed by Arch. Henry Trost circa 1907. Now the home of the International Museum of HistoryModern Day Turney Mansion on Montana Ave.
now the International Museum of History.
Sampling of  a Pictorial History of El Paso
Ft. Bliss 1885 on the Rio Grande right across the river from Mexico.
To the left of the picture you can see Harts Mill. Pic courtesy of SMU  Pres Kennedy visit to El Paso 06/06/1963John Wesley Hardin grave Concordia Cemetery.
Pic courtesey of Melissa SargentGunfighter John Wesely HardinConstable John Selman killed John Wesley HardinGeneral Fierro, General Francisco "Pancho" Villa, and Brig. Gen. Hugh Lenox Scott, leave a conference. 
A photo by W.H. Horne Co., El Paso, Texas. Photo courtesy Col. James W. Fraser.
Song: Enchanted El Paso
Many thanks to El Pasoan Cliff Seaman for allowing the EPHC to use his song Enchanted El Paso from his latest album "He Lives"
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Phone: 915-494-1633
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Cliff Seaman with Poppies and
Franklin Mountains in the background

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Mission YsletaMission San ElizarioCowboys gather in the arena at Cowboy Arena in Juarez ,MexicoConcordia Cemetery a Texas State Historical Site and Historcial CemeteryMap of the MissionsDepiction of the 1st Thanksgiving in El Paso
Magoffin HomeWedding at Magoffin Home
late 1800's1882 San Antonio St. El Paso.
Courtesy Otis a Aultman Collection El Paso Public LibraryMormon Refugees of the Mexican Revolution living in unamed El Paso lumber yard 1912. 
Courtesy Otis a Aultman Collection El Paso Public LibraryUnamed St in Juarez, Mx during Mexican Revolution
Courtesy Otis a Aultman Collection El Paso Public LibraryUnidentified Cowgirl recieving award at possibly Cowboy Park, Juarez Mexico
Courtesy Otis a Aultman Collection El Paso Public Library